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Continuous Improvement in the Cal Lab

What if people could improve at a rate of 1 % per day? In approximately 70 days, they would be twice as effective at their job, and in 365 days, they would be 37.78343 times better. In reality, 1 % better is not going to amount to much. For example, someone can decide to skip […]

Understanding ISO 376 Morehouse Calibration Certificates

Understanding ISO 376 Morehouse Calibration Certificates Morehouse takes exceptional pride in complying with several published standards. We hold ourselves accountable, raise the standard, and put a lot of effort into making the world safer. We are writing this article to help those who might not understand the ISO 376 standard. We have conducted webinars and […]

Easy to Use ASTM E74 Load Cell Selection Guide

ASTM E74 Load Cell Selection Guide Download the spreadsheet for ASTM E74 load cell selection spreadsheet @ https://mhforce.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/ASTM-Load-Cell-Selection-Guide.xlsx Many people get confused with load cell specifications and what they mean. When a company says the load cell is accurate to 0.01 % of full scale, what does that mean? If calibrated using the ASTM E74 […]

Load Cell Loading: Thread Engagement Errors

Morehouse has covered this topic in previous videos and blogs. However, it is important enough to write another blog about thread engagement. Why is it important? In a typical design using female threads, the modeling is done with “assumptions” on the thread engagement. A standard rule is to assume the engagement will be at least […]

True Cost of Long Calibration Lead Times

The True Cost of Long Force Calibration Lead Times How much revenue are you sacrificing when you do not have your equipment? How much is lost from not being able to turn equipment around for your customers? Do you end up losing a customer or job because you do not have the equipment for weeks […]

How to Correct for Tare Weight when using Load Cells or Proving Rings

How to Correct for Tare Weight when using Load Cells or Proving Rings A common question we get asked is, “If I have a tare weight, how do I correct it?” All instruments have different characteristics that may or may not require correction for the tare weight. What is Tare Weight? The tare weight is […]

How to Comply with ILAC P14 when Reporting Expanded Uncertainty

How to Comply with ILAC P14 when Reporting Expanded Uncertainty ILAC P14 is a mandatory policy document for calibration laboratories accredited to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard. How can a laboratory ensure that expanded uncertainty is reported in compliance with ILAC Policy Measurement Uncertainty in Calibration, ILAC P14? In ILAC P14, section 5 relates to calibration […]

G501F Single-Channel Digital Load Cell Indicator delivers Value and Portability

G501F Single-Channel Digital Load Cell Indicator The new Morehouse G501F single-channel load cell digital indicator provides high value at a low cost, delivering reliable performance and high-resolution measurements. Paired with a single load cell, this portable load cell readout is the answer for laboratories that do not need the performance of a higher-end readout. Since […]

NVLAP Accreditation Demonstrates Laboratory Competence

Morehouse Instrument Company has received NVLAP accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. The unbiased third-party evaluation by NVLAP reduces our internal risk and instills trust in the laboratory’s competence. The National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP), which is administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), provides a third-party accreditation for calibration laboratories. To achieve […]
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